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Release Date 30 May, 2013
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Budget ₹49 crores
Box Office India ₹54 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹83 crores
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This is a story of Manya, a sincere student who lands in prison for killing the murderer of his brother, Bhargav. After escaping from the prison, he forms his own gangs in order to take revenge of his plight. What makes him undergo such change in life?

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹8.41 crores
Saturday₹7.74 crores
Sunday₹9.47 crores
First Weekend₹25.63 crores
Monday₹4.20 crores
Tuesday₹3.90 crores
First Week₹40.61 crores
Second Week₹10.10 crores
Third Week₹2.15 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹54 crores
Worldwide Gross₹83 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹116.1 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹178.45 (
) crores

Movie Reception

SAW earned in the decent range on its first day and due to a good growth, the film took its first weekend total over Rs. 25 crores. Due to a decent drop on the weekdays, it ensured a first week total over Rs. 40 crores.

The fall in the second week was huge and it only managed to earn around Rs. 10 crores at the box office. Similarly, it witnessed a big drop in the third week and took its total earning over Rs. 50 crores. In the overseas theatres, it collected Rs. 30 crores and took its worldwide total over Rs. 80 crores.

Full Cast & Characters

John AbrahamManya Surve
Anil KapoorACP Afaaque Baaghran
Kangana RanautVidya Joshi
Tusshar KapoorSheikh Munir
Manoj BajpayeeZubair Imtiaz Haksar
Sonu SoodDilawar Imtiaz Haksar
Akbar KhanHaji Maqsood
Ronit RoyInspector Raja Ambat
Mahesh ManjrekarInspector Bhinde
Sidharth KapoorGyancho
RanjetBhatkar Dada
Jackie ShroffPolice Commissioner
Raju KherInspector Ambolkar
Arif ZakariaSadiq
Chetan HansrajPotya

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Vivek Oberoi was offered the role of Dilawar Imtiaz Haksar in the film but he took a long time to respond. Hence, the role was given to Sonu Sood.
  • Shraddha Kapoor's brother Siddharth Kapoor made his debut in the Bollywood with this film.
  • This was the first film of Anil Kapoor and Sonu Sood together.
  • Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff shared the screen after a long gap of 12 years.
  • Originally the film's script was written based on the character of Dawood Ibraham but later the character was changed to Dilawar Imtiaz Haksar due to troubles post the release of the film trailer.
  • The role of Manya Surve was earlier given to Saif Ali Khan but he could not form the part of the film.
  • Vidya Balan was selected to play Kangana Ranaut's role but she could not become the part of the film due to her involvement in other projects.
  • The lyrics of Laila song was changed from "Le Legi" to "Loot Legi" following an objection by Censor board.
  • Three item numbers were used in the film, which is rarely seen in other Hindi films.

Official Trailer

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